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House of Journey

45, 47, Lorong Seck Chuan, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ko Phangan, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I came into Georgetown for one night and luckily found House of Journey. Super friendly staff coupled with being centrally located and kept very clean made for a very nice stay. They provide coffee and toast in the morning. The fact that they can book transportation there is another plus as well! Definitely recommend staying here!!

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, heavenly shower rooms, toast mecca of Penang. What more can I ask for! This hostel is superb! It's a block away from the busy Chulia street so it's not noisy. They also have the best cold showers in Penang--probably the whole of Malaysia! They also have a wide array of jams to choose from for your toasts! Cheryl... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Words cannot describe how much I enjoyed my time at House of Journey. Overall stayed four nights after initially just booking one because I felt so at home. Not only are Rayson and Cheryl great hosts, but I genuinely felt like they wanted me to enjoy my time in Georgetown. Be prepared to come hungry as Rayson knows all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd definitely recommend this hostel. The whole staff are friendly and welcoming. I got all the information I needed and in addition, the location is right where you want to be in George Town. Rooms, bathrooms and the whole hostel are clean, new and modern.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been my favourite hostel so far. The owner and staff are so friendly and helpful. They are so easy to chat to and amazing with any advise you need. The main seating areas are well air conditioned and perfect to get to know the other guys staying in the hostel and make friends. You get breakfast -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in the 10 person dorm room. The rooms were really clean and well kept with personal lamps and chargers which were a great touch. The showers are amazing (haven't had a hot shower in a while) and the breakfast is basic but great- really enjoyed my stay here and have added my touch to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing service!!! Doesn't matter what you need or want to know, the receptionists always help. This hostel is very clean and has everything a backpacker needs. Ask them for a restaurant recommendation, we did 4 times and every time the food was amazing. Backpackers were also cool, we've got in touch immediately and in the first day 5 of us... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first thing that strikes you about this place is the Ultra Cleanliness.Its just too clean to be called anything else but a home stay. The showers are shared and the basins are in the common area which could be a put off in case you are not mentally prepared but the rooms are large with all amenities and the... More 

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South East Asia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I was reading reviews about this place and it exceeded my expectation. I stayed on their new room, which has a twin bed and sharing toilet. It feels so much like home. The toilet is spotless clean and so is the room. It has good air conditioning unit which is just perfect after a day of cycling around Georgetown. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place-the owners worked hard to make us feel welcome and looked after even though it was Chinese New Year and they probably wanted to be celebrating rather than working. Their place is clean and comfortable-being a heritage house there is a bit of noise from other rooms but nothing serious. Would really recommend this place.

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